Why go to a Showroom?
Post by Stacey Walker. Stacey mostly works behind the scenes for Greenbrook Design, managing day to day operations, marketing, sourcing product and keeping the showroom beautifully designed. Stacey also does interior design & home styling for a select number of clients. Find out more about Stacey here.
Making the decision to open our own showroom was not done overnight, it began as the answer to a need for our clients. They needed a place where they could come and get a full experience of the possibilities that awaited them for their home renovation. It was important to our owners, Travis and Stacey Walker, that their clients could see and feel the products, enhancing their design experience. As the idea began to become reality, the Walkers realized the added benefit of having more than just cabinets featured in the showroom. Greenbrook design is proud to be an authorized dealer for not just four lines of cabinetry but multiple home furnishings and decor companies like Europe 2 You and Moe’s. Get a peek inside the showroom here and listen to Stacey share her vision of the showroom.
Are you ready to begin your home renovation? Come visit our showroom and discover the many benefits it presents to you.
Buying something without seeing it can definitely have its downsides which is why we always like to have our design meetings hosted in the showroom. We make it a point to take you on a walk through our 5,000 square foot facility and introduce you to the possibilities for your home. When you can walk through, touch, and see the product you can have a better understanding of what to expect. Some of the things you will see in our showroom include:
- Wood samples: walnut, cherry, alder, and oak are just some of the samples we have available. It always helps the selection process when you can hold a piece of the wood in your hand, place it next to different color samples, tile, flooring, and hardware, not to mention looking at it in natural light.
- Hardware: from pulls to knobs, brass to polished nickel, being able to compare different sizes and materials is a great asset when choosing hardware. Size is not always an easy thing to envision so holding it in your hand and holding it against a full size cabinet display is a great benefit.
- Door styles: everyone has a style that speaks to them, that they prefer but it helps when you can see your options right in front of you. We have a large selection of door styles that are shown in multiple wood species, stains, and colors.
- Countertops: no kitchen or bathroom is complete without one but sometimes it can be hard to know which one will work best. Sometimes there are several options that are very similar but having the opportunity to lay them side by side means you can examine them closely before making your final decision.
Putting it all together is something our clients enjoy doing often. Having the chance to put your hardware next to your cabinet door style along with your countertop choice means you can get the whole picture.
See the vision
During the design meeting, as our clients are working through some of the options, sizes, and layouts they want for their home it is not uncommon for them to ask if we have something they can look at that will help them see the vision better. We have multiple areas in our showroom that allow them to get a true feeling for what a space can look like including a laundry room, living room, walk-in closet, fully working kitchen, and even a dropzone. These areas are meant to give our clients the chance to walk through a space that allows them to get a feel of size and layout. It is extremely helpful to see the actual size of one of our kitchen islands, or how tall the standard upper cabinet size is compared to ones that extend to the ceiling. The usual width between an island and the kitchen perimeter or what a work triangle looks like are some other benefits of walking through our main kitchen display. We also have several other unique features that are shown in our kitchen including paneled appliances, trash-can and spice pull outs, lazy susan, built-in microwave, under cabinet lighting, and a Galley Workstation sink. Clients love looking at these helpful and innovative features because they have an easier time envisioning it in their own home and deciding if it will work for them.
Come visit us
From flooring to hardware, our showroom is a place that will inspire you as you prepare to go on your renovation journey. This was the whole reason we chose to build a showroom because we are committed to giving our clients the best experience. So come visit us and get inspired for what can be built in your home or schedule a design appointment with us.
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